Tan barbara le seguridad como el delito. (The custody is as barbarous as the crime)

The Little Prisoner (leaning on his chain)

about 1810–14
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 026; Delteil 031

Dimensions

Platemark: 11 x 8.5 cm (4 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.) Sheet: 23.5 x 17.7 cm (9 1/4 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.245

Medium or Technique

Etching; posthumous impression

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Posthumous impression, with bevel and letters masked, printed 1867 or later (H. 26, IV?).

Provenance

N.A. Hazard (1834-1913), Oise, stamp (L. 1975), verso

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen